A Bombe Piece in the making

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Project by zaschaffer posted 07-02-2014 10:10 PM 1654 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This two piece bookshelf is made of mahogany with a bombe chest on the bottom (less the drawers at the moment), hand carved rosettes, hand carved finial, and hand carved fan in the top. The drawers will be dovetailed and all the carcass work is dovetailed. I know its not all the way done yet but I was pretty excited to share it with y’all!

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#1 posted 07-02-2014 10:23 PM

Looks pretty good so far. Great carvings. I’ll be looking for the finished project.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 07-03-2014 07:04 AM

Whooo-ha! Nice. A project I’ve always wanted to tackle. I’m trying to see how you did those sides, but can’t get the pic big enough. Lots of strips cut at various bevels? (And that’s a ridiculously clean workshop – there’s not even dust on the clock.)

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#3 posted 07-03-2014 12:14 PM

Very nice. The bomb’e is one of my favorites

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Bob Kassmeyer

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#4 posted 07-03-2014 01:05 PM

Nice work, I don’t know how I missed all of your other projects, you defiantly have a talent.

-- Bob Kassmeyer, Nebraska

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#5 posted 07-03-2014 01:32 PM

Looks to be shaping up very nice. Close up pictures of your carvings would be helpful as the really look interesting.

P.S. Always great to see another black & green machine fan.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 07-03-2014 01:42 PM

Alright I’ll post more pictures when I get finished (which has to be by the end of the month as it turns out). Also I have quite the collection of that black and green stuff.

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#7 posted 07-03-2014 03:47 PM

This is going to be a really nice piece when you get done. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 07-03-2014 05:28 PM

Very nice work

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